gow do you get your first child used to having a little boy brother or sister

User - posted on 12/08/2012 ( 1 mom has responded )

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I am prengnant with my second chile and my the time I have this one my son will be 2 1/2. How can I get him used to having a younger sibling

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Michelle - posted on 12/08/2012

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Include him in your pregnancy. Let him know that his little brother/sister is growing in your tummy. When I had my 2nd my 1st was 2.5 as well. We found out what we were having and named our 2nd while I was still pregnant. My oldest would kiss us all goodnight and also my belly.



If you make any big changes (like moving into a big bed) then make sure you don't tell him that he has to make room for the baby. He won't like the change if that's the reason and will associate him having to give up things just for the baby.

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